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Silgan Value Stream Supervisor in Watertown, Connecticut


  • Responsible for the safe, efficient completion of the production process in a high quality and repeatable manner. (Expectation is for this role to be floor 70% of the time or more.)

  • Responsible for ensuring that Quality, Safety, Delivery and Cost metrics within the value stream are met.

  • Lead and actively participate in QRQC routines, conducts root cause analysis on machine issues, backtracks and coordinates with Optechs.

  • Continuously see improvement and cost-savings opportunities in existing process, systems, tools and technologies and reinforce continuous improvement within the team.

  • Accountable for maintaining adequate staffing levels, onboarding, training and performance management of all team members within respective shift

  • Lead a team of production employees and is responsible for coaching/ developing team members- including oversight of performance, attendance, employee relation issues.

  • Escalates reoccurring issues regarding employee performance and/or value stream KPI as needed.

  • Responsible for purchasing supplies for value stream

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:


Education/ Previous Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management, Engineering or Manufacturing Technology preferred. (Equivalent work experience may be considered)

  • 2-4 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with SAP preferred

  • Ability to learn, grow and adapt to changing business needs- has forward thinking mindset.

  • Willingness to assist others in cross functional groups based on operational needs

  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimum supervisor

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Strong work ethic and safety orientation

Physical and other Requirements

Include but not limited to sitting, standing, climbing, walking, lifting, carrying, pulling, pushing, stooping, color determination, grasping, reaching, speaking and listening.

Frequently required to lift and/or move weights up to 35 pounds

Use of PPE on the production floor

Must be able to pass background check, drug screen and physical

Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US.

Requisition ID: 11260